April Events Calendar

Kouyaji Temple Rhododendron Festival
  • When: April 1 to 15, 9:00 to 16:30
  • Where: Kouyaji Temple Motoen Garden, Takeo
  • Cost: 500 yen
Kyushu Handmade Fiesta in Saga
  • When: April 6, 10:00 to 17:00 and April 7, 10:00 to 16:00
  • Where: Rekishi to Bunka no Mori Park Honno Memorial Hall, Arita
  • Website
Yutoku Inari Shrine Spring Festival
  • When: April 8
  • Where: Yutoku Inari Shrine, Kashima
“Nippo-san” Spring Festival
  • When: April 10, from 16:00, 11, from 10:00, 12, from 10:30
  • Where: Saga Shrine and Matsubara Shrine, Saga City
Jukkaen Garden Open to the Public
  • Details: Enjoy azaleas and rhododendrons
  • When: April 10 to 20, 9:30 to 17:00
  • Where: Jukkaen, Yamato area, Saga City
  • Cost: 600 yen
Azalea and Wisteria Light-up at Mifuneyama
  • When: April 13 to May 6, regular viewing 8:00 to 18:30, light-up 18:30 to 22:00
  • Where: Mifuneyama Rakuen, Takeo
  • Cost: 700 yen
Jotokuji Temple Rhododendron Festival
  • When: April 13 to May 6
  • Where: Jotokuji Temple, Sefuri area, Kanzaki
Season Opening for Mud Sport Experiences in the Mudflats
  • When: Season opening ceremony April 14, 15:00
  • Where: Michi-no-eki Kashima, Kashima
Taku Confucian Temple Spring Ceremony
  • When: April 18, 10:30 to 11:30
  • Where: Taku Confucian Temple, Taku
Shiroishi Utagaki Spring Festival
  • Details: Enjoy events and crafts among the blooming azaleas
  • When: April 21, 10:00 to 15:30
  • Where: Utagaki Park, Shiroshi
Seaside Net Fishing and Barbecue Event
  • Details: Participants will work together to net fish, which will then be barbequed in the afternoon. Participants are advised to consider bringing a swimsuit or change of clothes. Alcohol will be served; don’t drink and drive! Registration required by April 19.
  • When: April 27, gather at 10:00, netting 10:30 to 12:20, barbeque 12:30 to 15:00
  • Where: Kitahama Swimming Area, Karatsu
  • Cost: 1000 yen
  • Link to flier
Karatsu Shrine Spring Festival
  • Details: All 14 hikiyama floats will be lined up outside the shrine!
  • When: April 29, 10:00 to 15:00
  • Where: Karatsu Shrine, Karatsu
Karatsu Yakimon (Karatsu Ware) Festival
  • When: April 29 to May 5, starts at 9:00
  • Where: Downtown Karatsu
Hizen Imari Ware Festival
  • When: April 29 to May 5, 8:30 to 17:00
  • Where: Okawachiyama Kiln area, Imari
Arita Toukiichi (Arita Ware Market)
  • When: April 29 to May 5
  • Where: Various places in Arita
  • Website
Carp Streamers in Kawakami Gorge
  • Details: 10-minute boat rides are also available on weekends and holidays
  • When: Until May 26
  • Where: Over the Kase River near Kawakami Bridge, Yamato area, Saga City
  • Cost: 300 yen for boat rides

Featured Image (Mifuneyama Rakuen)

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